MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts and his
husband Patrick Abner cover the April/May issue of Instinct.
Roberts and Abner hold hands while
donning tuxedos on the gay glossy's cover under the caption “Handsome
In the accompanying interview, the
couple discuss how they met (at a going-away party for Abner) and the
hardest part of their marriage (taxes).
“Our marriage is such a testament to
our commitment and what we mean to each other,” Roberts
said. “I think, for us, it was the perfect progression for our
relationship. And to be able to get excited about getting married in
our 12th year together [was] pretty special.”
“For me, I felt like I already was
married to Thomas,” Abner said. “Our life was together, and this
would just be a formality. I didn't expect to feel that different.
But I will tell you that that wasn't the case at all. The day we got
married, the emotion that I had and the feeling that I've had
afterward is amazing.”